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Definition of «Visual acuity»

Visual acuity: The clarity or clearness of the vision, a measure of how well a person sees. The ability to distinguish details and shapes of objects; also called central vision.

The word "acuity" comes from the Latin "acuitas" = sharpness.

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  • visual acuity: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary n. Sharpness of vision, especially as tested with a Snellen chart. Normal visual acuity based on the Snellen chart is 20/20.

  • How Visual Acuity Is Measured - MD Support

    How Visual Acuity Is Measured by Wendy Strouse Watt, O.D. October 2003. A standard eye chart is necessary to make comparisons and to record people's visual acuity.

  • Visual Acuity - TedMontgomery.com: a Varied and Informative ...

    Described is the history of eyeglasses. ... Visual acuity often is referred to as “Snellen” acuity. The chart and the letters are named for a 19th-century Dutch ...

  • Visual Acuity

    Facilitating the integration of people and process with technology and the integration of technology with physical spaces. WELCOME. Visual Acuity is positioned as a leading ...

  • Visual Acuity - Webvision - NCBI Bookshelf

    Target recognition tasks, which are most commonly used in clinical visual acuity measurements, require the recognition or naming of a target, such as ...